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#1 igus mikler

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 03:36 PM

Hey!
have a question with what grip equipment i would best and safest attach a 24x24 inch mirror onto a c stand?
thanks.
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#2 Kevin Zanit

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 04:14 PM

I have used a cardellini and two pieces of cribbing to hold small mirrors, so two should hold a mirror that size with no problem.
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#3 Chris Keth

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 09:36 PM

Make sure you choose wide cribbing so it "sandwiches" the mirror (as shown) and doesn't "pinch," if that makes any sense. Glass does strange things when you try and clamp it sometimes.

Edited by Christopher D. Keth, 31 July 2006 - 09:36 PM.

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#4 Bob Hayes

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 12:19 AM

There are several ways to do this. The cheapest is to spray 77 a 24? x 24? foam core to the mirror and then tape a baby plate to the back. I finally bought an articulated mirror holder from Modern Studio Equipment.
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#5 Michael Collier

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 12:31 AM

Totally OT, but is that yellow thing next to the gaffing tape a telephone? looks old-school.
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#6 Kevin Zanit

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Posted 01 August 2006 - 02:30 AM

Good question, I think it was an old phone someone found in the location we were shooting in. We were shooting in this old, closed down teen mental institution. Someone probably kept that thing.
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#7 rajavel

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 05:00 AM

hey just put the mirror onto a frame...metal or wooden frame....like those of the photoframes...
and then it becomes easy to clamp to c-stand....u might need couple of stands ....in ext set up...because with that kind of weight on stand ...it s gonna be swaying mildly....just arrest it with another stand.....
we have used mirrors to the size of 4*4 feet...like this...
cheers!
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#8 Tshaka

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Posted 03 August 2006 - 08:24 PM

Hey!
have a question with what grip equipment i would best and safest attach a 24x24 inch mirror onto a c stand?
thanks.


What kind of mirror and for what purpose?

A common lighting tool is a 12"X12" Mirror Tile used to reflect light as an additional off screen light source.

Do you plan to do something similar with the 24"X24" Mirror?

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